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Coppee Hall

Architect: Addison Hutton (1834-1916)
Dates: 1883, Remodeled 1913-1914, Remodeled 1992-1993
Type: Athletic, Academic
Nickname: Coppee
Variations: Gymnasium
In Honor of Henry Coppee (Lehigh University's First President, 1866-1875)


"This wasn't just a bunch of historic buildings...this was a neighborhood, where people lived and cared about each other." -Mary Pongracz

Demonstration Tree Plantation, Sayre Park

Architect/Patron: Dr. Robert Hall
Dates: 1915-1950s
Type: Academic
Name Variation: Experimental Forest

Dorsey's Dress Shop and Mac's Hobby Hall

David Stocker moved from New Jersey in 1948, when he was 12 years old.  His family lived on the second and third floor above Dorsey's Dress shop, which was next to Mac's Hobby Hall.


Dravo Hall

Freshman residence hall that held the Dravo Experiment. Also known as the segregation plan, the Dravo Experiment was a pilot program that would study the complete separation of upperclassmen from freshmen for one year. The success of the experiment led to the formation of the Gryphon Society.

Drown Memorial Hall

Architect: Furness & Evans
Dates: 1907-1908, 1957-1958 Remodel, 1990-1991 Remodel
Type: Academic
Nickname: Drown
In Honor of Thomas Messinger Drown (President of Lehigh University, 1895-1904)

E. W. Fairchild-Martindale Library and Computing Center

Architect: Warner, Burns,Toan, & Lunde
Dates: 1968-1969, 1985 Addition
Type: Academic
Nickname: FM, Fair-Mart

Artist rendering courtesy of Special Collections

Eckley B. Coxe Mining Laboratory

Architect: Furness & Evans
Patron: Mrs. Sophia Coxe
Dates: 1910
Type: Academic
Name Variations: Coxe Lab, Coxe Hall
In Honor of Eckley B. Coxe

Fairview Park

Fairview Park was previously Fairview School.

First Moravian Church

Lehigh University students know Christmas-Saucon Hall as the oldest building on campus. Before it became an academic building, however, it was a place of worship. Moravians had constructed the building to house their growing congregation and serve the South Bethlehem community.